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Downtown Valpo residents request permit parking

VALPARAISO | After all the consultant's studies, the creation of two-hour and three-hour zones and the building of additional lots, the downtown parking solution is still a work in progress.

October 02, 2014 4:45 pm

Valpo ready to order Harrison bridge culvert

VALPARAISO | The city ordered the concrete box culvert Friday that is needed to replace the Harrison Boulevard bridge destroyed by the Aug. 26 rainstorm.

September 29, 2014 12:01 am

Valpo moving quickly to repair Harrison Blvd. bridge

VALPARAISO | Curiosity killed the cat, but the city is concerned its going to lead to some humans getting injured at the washed out Harrison Boulevard bridge.

August 30, 2014 12:15 am

Valpo hopes to speed bridge repairs

VALPARAISO | The city is moving as quickly as possible to repair or replace the two bridges damaged by flooding caused by heavy rains Friday.

August 25, 2014 7:34 pm

Valpo board takes action on pathway projects

VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

H & G low bidder for Evans Ave. pathway

VALPARAISO | H & G Underground, of LaPorte, is the apparent low bidder for the portion of the Evans Avenue pathway project from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Study shows roundabout best option at Silhavy/LaPorte

VALPARAISO | A study by DLZ confirmed the best solution for improving traffic flow at the Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection is a two-lane roundabout similar to the one operating at the Calumet Avenue, Vale Park Road and Roosevelt Road intersection.

August 07, 2014 3:21 pm

Evans Avenue pathway work to begin soon

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso will open bids Friday for construction of a 450-foot section of the Evans Avenue pathway from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church entrance.

August 05, 2014 1:45 pm

Trio to start roasted coffee bean business in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The aroma of fresh-roasted, gourmet coffee beans could soon be wafting over the east side of the city from a new business planned by a trio of former coffee shop workers.

July 29, 2014 12:01 pm

Connection to Hatch Lake shakes up Shamrock residents

VALPARAISO | Connecting the Shamrock Subdivision with the Hatch Lake planned unit development via Galway Drive was the biggest objection of the about 70 people who attended Tuesday's plan commission public hearing on the Hatch Lake plan.

May 14, 2014 12:21 pm

Valpo seeks solution to illegal parking at library

VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Thursday to try the gentle reminder approach to educate drivers about not parking in the no parking area on Jefferson Street in front of the Valparaiso Public Library.

May 01, 2014 6:00 pm

Valpo reviews 135-lot PUD on Joliet Road

VALPARAISO | Plans for a 135-lot planned unit development between Brigadoon and Shamrock Estates were presented to Valparaiso's Site Review Committee on Tuesday.

April 29, 2014 8:00 pm

Transplanted roundabout tree barely survived

VALPARAISO | It might have been a merry Christmas, but it has not been a happy new year for the spruce planted in the middle of the five-points roundabout in November.

April 20, 2014 6:42 pm

Residents protest Lakes of Valparaiso plans

VALPARAISO | A request for approval of the preliminary plan for the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development creating 32 salable lots drew about 15 protesters to Tuesday's special Plan Commission meeting.

April 02, 2014 6:25 pm

Courtyards stores to be replaced by more condos

VALPARAISO | Plans to build a small commercial center at the northwest corner of Froberg Road and Vale Park Road have been abandoned, and the developer plans to build more condos instead.

March 04, 2014 2:17 pm

Foreign students get tough lessons from Mother Nature

VALPARAISO | A number of foreign students spending the winter months in Valparaiso are getting a crash course from Mother Nature in snow.

February 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Valpo ready to buy land for Vale Park pathway

VALPARAISO | The city is ready to obtain the right of way for extending the Vale Park Road pathway between Keystone Commons and Beauty Creek Estates.

February 14, 2014 6:15 pm

Signals, signs at 20 Valpo intersection to be improved

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday for upgrading traffic signals and signage at 20 intersections, including the one at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive.

February 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Funding approved for Valpo's next roundabout

VALPARAISO | The questions a lot of Valparaiso residents don't really want to know the answer to — Where's the next roundabout going to be built? — will be answered in the next couple of months.

February 12, 2014 7:30 pm

Valpo ready to annex addition to business park

VALPARAISO | It's been more than a year since The Lakes of Valparaiso was first introduced to the council, and it will be another few months before work can actually begin on the development.

February 10, 2014 9:30 pm
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